Jonesboro organization to host immigration forum

Jonesboro organization to host immigration forum

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Hispanic Community Services Inc. will host an event for people who want to know more about the executive action and other immigration aspects.

According to Executive Director Gina Gomez, the community forum will explain both the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, or DAPA, and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

Gomez said the forum will be Sunday, Feb. 1. from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Bernards Auditorium.

She said it will help the Hispanic community understand the requirements and the documentation needed to be eligible for the programs.

Angela Galvis, Guillermo Hernandez, and Ariel Snyder are the lawyers that will be there answering any questions.

The event is free.

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